Category: Scoliosis

Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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Standing for a More Flexible and Functional Future

Blending stander use with adjunct treatments targets the reduction of joint contractures’ impact on independent mobility. by Stephenie Labandz, PT, DPT Joint contractures occur when tissues around the joints that are usually pliable become replaced by more fibrous and less mobile tissue due to disuse or an underlying disease process. Contracture often has a negative […]

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